Monthly Archives: October 2013

Toronto Police Say They Have Mayor Drug Video – ABC News

CTV News Toronto Police Say They Have Mayor Drug VideoABC NewsToronto police said Thursday they have obtained a video that appears to show Mayor Rob Ford smoking a crack pipe — a video that Ford had claimed didn't exist and has been at the core of a scandal that has embarrassed and gripped Canada for […]

A Clash Of Styles As GOP Factions Fight For Alabama District – NPR

NPR A Clash Of Styles As GOP Factions Fight For Alabama DistrictNPRVoters in Alabama's 1st congressional district are getting a glimpse of the factions vying for control of the Republican Party as two GOP candidates face off in a special election Tuesday. Former state Sen. Bradley Byrne, the top vote-getter in a crowded …Alabama Republicans in […]

Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Changes for New York Police – New York Times

Montreal Gazette Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Changes for New York PoliceNew York TimesA federal appellate court on Thursday granted a stay in the landmark police stop-and-frisk ruling in New York City, and removed the trial judge, Shira A. Scheindlin, from the case. Enlarge This Image …Appeals court halts New York stop-and-frisk ruling, removes judgeLos Angeles TimesFederal appeals […]

Israeli planes strike Syrian military base, US official says – CNN

Haaretz Israeli planes strike Syrian military base, US official saysCNN(CNN) — Israeli warplanes struck a military base near the Syrian port city of Latakia this week, an Obama administration official told CNN on Thursday. An explosion at a missile storage site in the area was reported in the Middle Eastern press, but an attack has …Israeli […]

Sebelius apologizes for health law rollout fiasco – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Sebelius apologizes for health law rollout fiascoNew York Daily NewsWASHINGTON – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized to Americans on Wednesday for problems with the launch of Obamacare's website, healthcare.gov. "You deserve better. I apologize,” Sebelius said in testimony at a …Cornyn criticizes Sebelius' 'whatever' response during Obamacare testimonyHouston Chronicle […]

Best and Worst Celebrity Halloween Costumes: Miley Cyrus, Matt Lauer and More – Snark Food

Snark Food Best and Worst Celebrity Halloween Costumes: Miley Cyrus, Matt Lauer and MoreSnark FoodThe overwhelming celebrity Halloween costume theme this year seems to be dressing up like other celebrities. In particular, it seems like everyone wanted to work their own version of Miley Cyrus' now infamous MTV Video Music Awards 'twerking' outfit.GMA vs. the […]

Official: 92 Bodies of Migrants Found in Niger – ABC News

AFP Official: 92 Bodies of Migrants Found in NigerABC NewsNearly 100 African migrants hoping to escape crushing poverty met a grisly end in the desert, officials said Thursday, dying of thirst under the baking sun after their truck broke down in Niger not far from the Algerian border. It took weeks for authorities to learn …Bodies […]

‘Bodies of 87 migrants found in Niger desert’ – Times of India

'Bodies of 87 migrants found in Niger desert'Times of IndiaNIAMEY: The bodies of 87 migrants were found on Wednesday in Niger's desert north after they died of thirst just a few kilometres from the border of Algeria, their planned destination, sources said. The corpses of the seven men, 32 women and 48 children … and more »

NSA chief defends its spying programs – USA TODAY

Bloomberg NSA chief defends its spying programsUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Army Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, defended his agency, saying what his staff does "is bring back more U.S. soldiers, airmen and Marines" alive from dangerous postings. "We see the threats coming at this …Spying Known at Top Levels, Officials SayNew York TimesEU […]

4 Okla. inmates escape through shower vent – USA TODAY

ABC News 4 Okla. inmates escape through shower ventUSA TODAYFour inmates who broke out of an "escape-proof" Oklahoma county jail this weekend by crawling through a small trapdoor over a shower remained at large Monday. County officials have set up vehicle checkpoints and sent out tracking dogs to try to locate the …Shower escape: 4 inmates […]